Negro League Hall of Fame Autograph Collection (7) - Single-Signed Balls and Flats

Sold For: $960

Auction Year: 2017 spring

Lot: 1674

Item Year: 1970

Category: Autographed Baseballs/Flats/Photos

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This collection of seven items, each signed by a former Negro League Hall of Fame player, is composed of six single-signed balls and a signed government postcard. 1) Cool Papa Bell single-signed ball. Signed "James 'Cool Papa' Bell" in blue marker (grading "9," appears to be a post-stroke signature) on the sweet spot (extending into each of the adjacent side panels) of an ONL (White) ball. Scattered age toning; otherwise Nr-Mt. Accompanied by a full LOA from James Spence/JSA. 2) Judy Johnson single-signed ball. In blue ink ("9") on the sweet spot of an ONL (Feeney) ball. Light, scattered, age toning; otherwise Nr-Mt. Accompanied by a full LOA from James Spence/JSA. 3) Roy Campanella single-signed ball. In blue ink ("7/8," light bleeding) on the sweet spot of an ONL (White) ball (post-accident signature). Light, scattered, age toning; otherwise Nr-Mt. Accompanied by a full LOA from James Spence/JSA. 4) Buck Leonard single-signed ball. In blue ink ("9/10") on the sweet spot (extending into an adjacent side panel) of an OAL (MacPhail) ball. Scattered age toning; otherwise Nr-Mt. Accompanied by a COA (with corresponding label attached to the ball) from James Spence/JSA. 5) Ray Dandridge single-signed ball. In blue ink ("8") on the sweet spot of an ONL (Giamatti) ball. Light, scattered, age toning; otherwise Nr-Mt. Accompanied by a COA (with corresponding label attached to the ball) from James Spence/JSA. 6) Leon Day single-signed ball. In blue ink ("9/10") on the sweet spot of an ONL (White) ball. Light, scattered, age toning; otherwise Nr-Mt. Accompanied by a COA (with corresponding label attached to the ball) from James Spence/JSA. 7) Cool Papa Bell signed government postcard. Signed in blue fine-point Sharpie ("10") on the reverse (pre-stroke signature). Addressed and postmarked "Aug 6 1979." 5.5 x 3.5 inches. Slight toning. Ex-Mt. Encapsulated by SGC/JSA, with the signature certified as "Authentic." Auction LOA from James Spence/JSA. Pre certified by Steve Grad and Brian Sobrero/Beckett Authentication. Reserve $300. Estimate $1,000++.


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